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Author Dougherty, Rachel, 1988- author, illustrator.
Title Secret engineer : how Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge / Rachel Dougherty.
Pub Info New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2019.
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 921 Roe     AVAILABLE
 East Falmouth-Children's  J 920 Roebling     AVAILABLE
 Hyannis Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY Roebling     AVAILABLE
 Marstons Mills-Children's  J BIOGRAPHY ROEBLING     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J BIOG ROE     AVAILABLE
 YarmouthPort-Children's  J 92 ROEBLING     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.5 0.5 0.5 504859
Audience 960L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "On a warm spring day in 1883, a woman rode across the Brooklyn Bridge with a rooster on her lap. It was the first trip across an engineering marvel that had taken nearly fourteen years to construct. The woman's husband was the chief engineer, and he knew all about the dangerous new technique involved. The woman insisted she learn as well. When he fell ill mid-construction, her knowledge came in handy. She supervised every aspect of the project while he was bedridden, and she continued to learn about things only men were supposed to know: math, science, engineering. Women weren't supposed to be engineers. But this woman insisted she could do it all, and her hard work helped to create one of the most iconic landmarks in the world. This is the story of Emily Roebling, the secret engineer behind the Brooklyn Bridge."--Page [2] of cover.
Subject Roebling, Emily Warren, 1843-1903 -- Juvenile literature.
Roebling, Emily Warren, 1843-1903.
Bridges -- New York (State) -- New York -- Design and construction -- Juvenile literature.
Bridges -- New York (State) -- New York -- Design and construction.
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature.
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Genre Biography.
Picture books for children.
Alt Title How Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge
ISBN 9781250155320 (library binding)
1250155320 (library binding)
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